The Practice Is the Path: Lessons and Reflections on the Transformative Power of Yoga (Paperback)

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Internationally known yoga teacher Tias Little shares powerful, inspiring wisdom from a lifetime of practice.

For over 30 years, Tias Little has explored yoga as a spiritual path. In this book he offers key teachings from his journey that will resonate with anyone who has dedicated themself to a mind-body discipline. In short, accessible chapters, Little shares his struggles and joys as a yogi and chronicles the transformation of his understanding and practice along the way.

There are many physical and emotional trials that come up in yoga as a spiritual practice: the urge toward perfectionism, the desire to get it all right, the way we push ourselves in the practice, being with "not-knowing," and the many ways some people use yoga as a sedative. To help the reader embody and experience each theme, Little includes companion practices at the end of each chapter including poses, reflections, meditations, and explorations.

About the Author

TIAS LITTLE began studying the work of B.K.S. Iyengar in 1984 and has been teaching since 1997. His teaching includes precision of alignment, anatomical detail, and meditative awareness. He is a licensed massage therapist and his somatic studies include in-depth training in cranial-sacral therapy. He is influenced by the work of Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and Thomas Hanna. He is a long-time student of the meditative arts and Buddhist studies beginning with Vipassana and continuing in Tibetan Buddhism and Zen. Tias lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he directs his school, Prajna Yoga, with his wife, Surya. He is the founder of SATYA, Sensory Awareness Training for Yoga, a somatic practice that complements yoga. In addition to leading yoga workshops and teacher trainings throughout the US and around the world, Tias currently offers online classes through YogaGlo.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781611807370
ISBN-10: 1611807379
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication Date: August 4th, 2020
Pages: 192
Language: English